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  • Synergies between the transport component of Horizon 2020 and the cohesion policy 2014–2020
    Published on: 16/01/2014
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    The programming period 2014–2020 facilitates synergies between Horizon 2020 — the research and innovation programme of the EU — and the European Structural and Investment Funds. Cohesion policy has a complementary role to play with regard to what Horizon 2020 is able to achieve mainly in terms of capacity building and helping to smooth the path from innovation conception to market deployment. Transport remains one of the main priorities of the cohesion policy for the programming period 2014–2020...
  • Innovation for our future mobility
    Published on: 12/06/2012
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    The Transport Directorate of the European Commission's DG for Research and Innovation strives to support excellent European research projects in the field of transport: projects that contribute to a cleaner, safer and smarter pan-European transport system and to a more competitive European continent. To this end, a budget of €4.16 billion is reserved under the Seventh Framework Programme for Research (FP7, from 2007-2013). The research funded ranges from wholly novel approaches to transport, to ...
  • How 20 years of EU research cleaned up the internal combustion engine, and made it drive better
    Published on: 28/03/2012
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    Twenty years of research, from the Third Framework Programme for Research (FP3) to the Seventh (FP7), have been devoted to helping the EU meet emissions targets, both for noxious substances and greenhouse gases. Dealing with everything from new exhaust after treatment systems for passenger cars to alternative fuels and the challenges surrounding greening heavy commercial vehicles, this brochure provides a detailed overview of this journey and of the various EU-funded projects that continue to co...
  • Tips for project coordinators
    Published on: 09/03/2012
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    Communication, dissemination and exploitation — a team working on an FP7 project is called upon to take part in various activities that will bring their research to the attention of as many relevant people as possible. With a little creativity, strategic communication efforts can help publicise your work in such a way that you will profit: through new business opportunities, a larger network or increased awareness about your work. This short guide will help you attain just that. You will be give...
  • What the European Commission is funding: all project synopses
    Published on: 16/12/2011
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    Projects from recent calls may not yet be available in print, but can be found online on Cordis. FP7 (2007 - 2013) Sustainable surface transport research Provides information on more than 100 projects which were selected in the first two FP7 Calls in the field of sustainable surface transport (2007 and 2008). Aeronautics and air transport research - volume 2 Provides information on more than 65 projects which were selected in the FP7 Calls in the field of aeronautics and air transport in 2010 an...
  • Linking research and standardization
    Published on: 15/11/2011
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    In many EU calls for research and innovation projects, standardization is identified as a key activity, deliverable or targeted outcome of future projects. With this publication, the CEN and CENELEC committees for standardization have published a handbook to guide researchers through the standardization process and provide support in linking standardization with research.
  • Staying ahead of the wave
    Published on: 09/09/2011
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    The seas and waterways are essential for the health of Europe's economy and society. This is why the EU has invested almost EUR 300 million in maritime transport research and research coordination actions since 2002. This brochure offers a snapshot of research projects funded under the EU's framework programmes for research in the waterborne transport domain. It gives an overview of the challenges facing waterborne transport, but most of all of Europe’s response: research and innovation that ass...
  • Innovation for resource efficiency
    Published on: 05/09/2011
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    This publication showcases EU-funded projects and their concrete solutions for a more efficient use of resources. In the field of transport research it includes information on research into reducing resource waste in manufacturing, cleaner ships coated in air, alternative fuels for planes, recycling of asphalt and reducing dependency on rare earth materials.
  • Transport Work Programme 2012
    Published on: 22/06/2011
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    The Work Programme 2012 outlines the funding priorities for transport research under the FP7 programme for the year 2012. The main focus is on eco-innovation, safe and seamless mobility, and competitiveness through innovation. Calls for research proposals that are in line with this Programme have been launched on 20 July 2011. Researchers, universities, SMEs, large companies and research institutes are welcome to submit their proposals up to 1 December 2011.
  • Sustainable surface transport research synopsis
    Published on: 10/06/2011
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    The aim of this publication is to provide information on more than 100 projects which were selected in the first two FP7 Calls in the field of sustainable surface transport. The background, objectives, description of work and expected results of each project are described. The contact details of the project coordinators and the partnerships are also given. Comprehensive index lists by technical discipline, acronym, partner and instrument are also provided to facilitate your search...
  • A European strategy for marine and maritime research
    Published on: 01/08/2009
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    In September 2008, the European Commission’s Communication on ‘A European Strategy for Marine and Maritime Research’4 took this a stage further by laying out an action plan for better integration of research between the maritime and marine communities in order to address the problems of marine degradation caused by human activities and develop new technologies for sustainable development of maritime activities. This brochure is based on that communication and explains the context behind its crea...
  • FP7 Sustainable Surface Transport
    Published on: 01/04/2008
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  • Four posters for sustainable transport
    Published on: 15/10/2007
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  • Poster on sustainable waterborne transport
    Published on: 15/10/2007
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  • 1998 - 2002 project synopses
    Published on: 01/02/2007
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    The Land transport and marine technologies project synopses represent the state-of-the art in surface transport research under the European Commission’s Competitive and Sustainable Growth Programme. Grouped by sector and technological area, projects and other research actions are detailed as to objectives, methodologies and results. Administrative information is also provided and a comprehensive partner index lists all Growth Programme participants.
  • Advisory Group Report SSTAG
    Published on: 01/09/2006
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  • Marine related research and the future european maritime policy
    Published on: 01/09/2006
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  • Europe on the move
    Published on: 01/01/2006
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    Information Folder Containing 5 Thematic Factssheets and 32 Projects' Factsheets